Ridley Scott
Scott at the 88th Academy Awards
4 Nominations
Role Director, Producer
Born November 30, 1937
South Shields, Tyne & Wear, England, UK

Ridley Scott is a British film director and producer. Scott is known for his atmospheric, highly concentrated visual style, which has influenced many directors. In 2003, Scott was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace for his "services to the British film industry."


64th Academy Awards, 1991
Best DirectorThelma & Louise
73rd Academy Awards, 2000
Best DirectorGladiator
74th Academy Awards, 2001
Best DirectorBlack Hawk Down
88th Academy Awards, 2015
Best PictureThe Martian (shared with Simon Kinberg, Michael Schaefer and Mark Huffam)